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-- hamdin sabbahi from the leftist al- karamah party, and constitution party founder mohamed el- baradei, who tweeted yesterday that morsi had appointed himself "a new pharaoh." in his decree, morsi also held out the possibility of a second trial for hosni mubarek for the killings of protestors. >> suarez: texpln why morsi took these steps and the reaction that followed, i'm joined by nathan brown, an expert on egyptian constitutional law and politics. he's a professor at george washington university. do you find it significant that this wasn't just tahrir square but alexandria, port said. >> oh, yes. essentially most of the non-islammist political forces in egypt-- that is the brotherhood and others aside-- have lined up against us. the real question is are they going to be able to form a united front? and do they have any strategy by which to overturn morsi's decisions. >> suarez: what exactly has he done through these decrees? what did he say-- what powers did he give to himself, basically, until there's a constitution? >> well, he did a lot of little things. he dismissed the old pros
the opposition leader mohammed el baradei says that it's not possible unless morsi rescinds the powers he's given himself. are those the things that morsi wants to happen. a lot of judges were appointed by mubarak and he would want them out and does he really need to negotiate or have any dialog with the opposition? does he want that? >> no, he doesn't. and here, this is the final piece in the entire mosaic, and morsi being a complete pharaoh, a dictator. the first thing he and the muslim brotherhood got was a the parliament. now, a muslim brotherhood controlled parliament. then the presidency and next the independent army and military. and morsi got rid of the top generals appointed by mubarak and put in his own guys, the muslim brotherhood generals. and the next step was the independent press, state-owned press and media now has been replaced with muslim brotherhood advocates. now the final step is that independent judiciary, they have now said, well, you can't take us out and morsi says, forget it we're not going to play by your rules, your rules won't even apply to us. so, there's a final ste
decisions above the law and free he from judicial review until the parliament is ele surprising. and the president called president morsi to thank him for effort and reaffirm the close partnership between the united states and egypt. last night the state department issued a statement expressing reservations about what he's doing and made clear in their view the actions he's taking conflict with the idea that fueled the arab spring a year ago. the state department says one of the aspirations of the revolution was to ensure that power would not be overly concentrated in the hands of any one person or institution, and the current constitutional vacuum in egypt can only be resolved by a constitution that includes checks and balances and respects fundamental freedoms and rule of law consistent with egypt's international commitments. and el baradei is more blunt and twitter, morsi usurped all parents and' pointed himself egypt's new garo, a major blow that could have dire consequences. only a little more than five months since morsi became egypt's first democratically elected presiden
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